Arizona Diamondbacks Sign 2-Time Gold Glove Winner & MVP Candidate

The Arizona Diamondbacks have made an interesting move in signing veteran infielder Kolten Wong, marking a notable addition to their roster.

Wong's arrival not only bolsters their infield depth but also injects a wealth of experience and skill into their lineup.

In 2019, he won a Gold Glove and finished 20th in MVP voting. In 2020, he again won the Gold Glove award for second basemen.

His reputation as a skilled second baseman, coupled with his consistent performance both defensively and offensively, promises to add a valuable dimension to the team's defensive strategy while enhancing their offensive capabilities.

The 33-year-old's two best seasons in the MLB came in 2019 and 2020, where he posted a combined .279/.358/.396 triple-slash line, with 12 home runs, 75 RBIs, 29 stolen bases, and 87 runs scored across 201 games played with the St. Louis Cardinals.

Despite recent challenges and stints with other teams, Wong's signing reflects the Diamondbacks' belief in his potential to make a significant impact.

The Seattle Mariners signed Wong last offseason, however, he performed brutally, slashing .165/.241/.227 line, with two home runs and 19 RBIs across 67 games played.

The Los Angeles Dodgers then acquired him mid-season and, of course, he seemed to turn it around there, slashing .300/.353/.500, with two home runs, eight RBIs, two stolen bases, and four runs scored over 20 games played.

With an opportunity to showcase his skills with the Triple-A Reno Aces, Wong has a chance to prove his worth as he looks to return to the highest level.

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